Reporting to the Director of Operations and Chief Flight Instructor, assists in the administration and oversight of the flight operations and flight course portions of the Professional Flight degree program offered through the College of Liberal Arts.
Assists in the effective leadership and supervision of flight instructor staff, assigned staff, and flight students to achieve standardized instructions and uniform adherence to established educational goals.
Assists with promoting and maintaining the highest level of safety possible for the AU flight training operation.
Assists, as directed, with operational planning related to student progress, equipment acquisition, curriculum development and program strategies.
Assists in maintaining pilot school documentation and academic records in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration, Veterans Administration and Auburn University policy and directives.
Assists in maintaining full compliance with all associated federal, state, and local regulations.
Assists, as directed, with meeting all applicable Federal Aviation Administration policies and regulations pertaining to AU’s FAA-approved Part 141 Pilot School certification and examining authority approvals.
Coordinates, as directed, with airport maintenance and operations staff on safety and operational issues affecting the pilot school and its students and flight instructors.
Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Supervisory Responsibility: Full supervisory responsibility for other employees is a major responsibility and includes training, evaluating, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions.